No, I based him on a sort of mephistophelean character—more of a seducer, and more demonic, in a way.
In a flash there recurred to him every incident of those dramatic interviews with the mephistophelean doctor.
But reflection brought a mephistophelean suggestion of comfort.
His mephistophelean eyebrows were raised interrogatively, and he was smiling so as to exhibit a row of uneven yellow teeth.
The bearded man stood ready, and exchanged a glance with his mephistophelean companion, who was behind the doctor now.
1590s, the evil spirit to whom Faust sold his soul in the German legend, from German (1587), of unknown origin. According to the speculation of eminent Göthe scholar K.J. Schröer (1886) it is a compound of Hebrew mephitz "destroyer" + tophel "liar" (short for tophel sheqer, literally "falsehood plasterer;" cf. Job xiii:4). Klein writes that the names of devils in the Middle Ages "are in most cases derived from Hebrew."